The Mueller report is not an impeachment referral

President Trump speaks in Washington on Wednesday. (Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg) In their initial reading of the Mueller report, many people have focused on the following sentence: “The conclusion that Congress may apply the obstruction laws to the President’s corrupt exercise of the powers of office accords with our constitutional system of checks and balances and the … Read moreThe Mueller report is not an impeachment referral

How Beyoncé’s cover of ‘Before I Let Go’ preserves and pioneers black culture

Beyoncé in a scene from her documentary “Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé.” (Parkwood Entertainment/Netflix via AP) Brandon Tensley is the associate editor at New America, a host of Slate’s “Outward” podcast and a writer. April 21 at 8:00 AM “A classic in its own right.” “Changed the game.” “Flawless.” That is just some of the … Read moreHow Beyoncé’s cover of ‘Before I Let Go’ preserves and pioneers black culture

Brace yourselves, Marylanders. Your commute could get much worse.

Afternoon traffic on the Capital Beltway near West University Blvd in Silver Spring in April 2012. (Mark Gail/The Washington Post) MARYLANDERS STUNNED by rush-hour traffic on the Capital Beltway, brace yourselves: Your commute is on track to get much, much worse. Roughly 30,000 more vehicles will be using Maryland’s portion of the highway each day … Read moreBrace yourselves, Marylanders. Your commute could get much worse.